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Senior/Assistant Manager - Compliance & Reporting, Dubai

Location:  Dubai
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 19, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1514669

Our globally coordinated tax professionals offer connected services across all tax disciplines to help our clients thrive in an era of rapid change. We combine our exceptional knowledge and experience with the people and technology platforms that make us an ideal partner for all their tax-related needs. In Tax, we equip clients to make better business decisions by bringing insights to the forefront. We help companies understand the tax policies and tax laws of governments around the world to plan and comply accordingly.

 

Our teams leverage transformative technologies to deliver strategy and execution, from tax and regulatory obligations to operations and workforce management, to reduce risk and drive sustainable value. Tax has six sub-service lines which cover a wide range of issues: Business Tax Services, Global Compliance and Reporting, Global Law, Indirect Tax, International Tax and Transaction Services and People Advisory Services.

 

The opportunity

 

Our ACR tax service line operates as a team of highly experienced tax professionals who focus on delivering efficient and effective resources to companies in the region. Our goal is to improve quality, manage risk, create efficiency and drive value. Our market leading approach combines standard and efficient processes, highly effective tools and an extensive network of local tax and accounting professionals.

 

You will have the opportunity to provide clients an integrated, consistent, quality service that unlocks the potential of the compliance function, with tax compliance, statutory accounts preparation and tax accounting calculation support.

 

Your key responsibilities  

 

  • Manage the day-to-day accounting operations, including journal entries, reconciliations, and month-end close processes.
  • Prepare and analyze financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial projections to support business planning and decision-making processes.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of financial control procedures and policies.
  • Stay updated on changes in accounting regulations and standards, ensuring compliance and implementation of best practices.
  • Provide guidance to the accounting team and ensure proper documentation of financial transactions.
  • Collaborate with external auditors to facilitate annual audits and address any audit findings or recommendations.
  • Support ad-hoc projects and initiatives as required by the finance leadership team.

 

Skills and attributes for success 

 

If you are an excellent communicator and detail oriented professional with a strong track record of management experience who is comfortable working across borders with a wide network of people and with large amount of data, you will be perfect for the role.  

 

To qualify for the role you must have

 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business studies, accounting or finance.  
  • Preferably an MBA, Masters or another related advanced degree and/or professional qualifications e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA or equivalent qualification. 
  • Proficiency in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), ensuring accurate preparation and analysis of financial statements in compliance with global accounting standards.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems, with advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience, ideally within a large professional services company or a Big 4 firm

 

Ideally, you also have 

 

  • Experience of dealing with multinational clients and ability to work in multi-cultural environment. 
  • Demonstrated good understanding and capability of implementing accounting concepts. 
  • Participate in and lead proposal development and submission and other business development initiatives.
  • Excellent analytical, management and leadership skills. 
  • Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines. 
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Arabic Language skills preferable.
  • GCC experience preferable.

 

What we look for

 

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

 

What we offer
 

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer:

 

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

 

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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